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Clifford H. Earl
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Clifford H. Earl 1060330 Private 246th Battalion; 17th Reserve Battalion; 85th Battalion June 24, 1897 Pleasant Lake, Yarmouth Co., NS January 27, 1917 Halifax Pleasant Lake, Yarmouth Co., NS 19 5 feet, 4 inches fair black black Composite Artillery (10 months) Single Methodist Carpenter Henry Earl (Father) Pleasant Lake, Yarmouth Co., NS Clifford Earl served with the 246th Battalion in Canada, the 17th Reserve Battalion in England. and the 895th Battalion in France. Private Earl embarked Canada at Halifax on the SS Olympic (H.M. Transport 2810) on June 31, 1917 and arrived in Liverpool on June 9, 1917. At Bramshott Camp in England he was transferred to the 17th Reserve Battalion on June 10, 1917. He proceeded to France for service with the 85th Battalion joining the unit in the field on November 23, 1917. He was gassed in the trenches on August 6, 1918 and invalided to England at Bramshott on August 10, 1918. He remained in England until his embarkation for Canada on the SS Cassandra on February 22, 1919. He was discharged on demobilization at Halifax on April 9, 1919.
SS Cassandra